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. . >>> such a sad day for the city. the man who brought football back to baltimore has died. art the former owner of the ravens died early this morning at the age of 87. jamie takes a look back. >> reporter: he gave us what we wanted. >> i said in five-years we will be an elite team. >> reporter: we became his family. > ladies and gentlemen, the ravens. >> reporter: when he named the team 17 years ago, a love affair was born. football was back in the town. nobody knew art better than tom. >> my thought was probably the key owner of all the nfl for what he did to football. >> reporter: he loved this game. it's ironic the man credited with starting monday nights football would have his team starting this monday night. >> he was such a great contributor to what the nfl is today it's unbelievable. we had a very special relationship and the guy was so special and why he isn't in the hall of fame is sinful. >> reporter: the browns and the player who paid still love the man to this day. >> art has been a friend of mine. he has come to my rescue. >> reporter: he would sell his share in the ravens, h
? >>> all right, finally baltimore's baseball town once again tonight the orioles will unveil the fifth in its living legend series and they are monoing the ironman. -- honoring the ironman. charlie back down there live at camden yards with the story and charlie important date in history. >> reporter: a wonderful date in history. 17 years ago today megan cal ripken jr. became baseball's ironman at 2130 games consecutive games played without taking a day off. imagine doing your job that day. going to work for over 2,000 days in a row and never calling in sick. but cal ripken he did it. and in 1995 he became the all time leader at 2131. tonight the o's are going to honor the ironman by unveiling the statue in the living legend park. cal is fifth. so cal is going to take his place among them. some things you need to know for the game tonight. gates are going to open at 5:00 and the ceremony around 5:15. then on the field ceremony at 6:20 tonight just before first pitch against the yankees. we talked to monica about this today. the game tonight is a sellout. a lot of people coming out to th
to any baltimore county school. they're holding the name of the other tee in custody until he can face formal charges. >>> what is going on in baltimore city. we had three people killed, seven injured last night. this morning police discovered a man slumped over in the wheel of his car in the 2900 block of west cold spring lane. last night we had two people shot in 2600 block of boone street. someone shot on rutland, south eaton and frank ford. >>> the public is welcome to come out to this hopeception. 15-year-old robert wayne gladden, jr. is accused of shooting a 17-year-old classmate on the first day of school. today a grand jury indicted gladden on 29 counts. the indictment includes nine counts of attempt murder, nine counts of first degree salt. nine counts of reckless endangerment. his classmates are pushing, of course, to get lady gaga to visit daniel. the board of education meeting will be at 7:00 tonight at perry school high school inside the cafeteria. >>> friends and family are remembering special warfare officer patrick feeks. he died during a firefighter in afghanistan. his
-old, he was found shot onto sidewalk. >> if you live in baltimore county tomorrow your neighbor had may be sprayed for mosquito. it'll be spthursday night. the decision after a recent human case of west nile virus in the county. the study is designed to kill mosquitoes that carry the virus. today the cdc said that 2012 is on track to be the worst year ever for west nile in the united states. they say that the disease is starting to hit its peak. symptoms kind of look like the flu. so far 87 people have died from the disease but they say it's rarely this deadly. >> the parade of politicians continued today at the dnc. >> last night the governor had a spot and today our senior senator spoke. she focused on the women of the senate. she said when women are politics family issues rule things like child care. she said the president is fighting for the same causes. >> we the women of the senate with the president byour side we are going to keep fighting. our shoulders squared our lip stick on because you deserve equal pay for your hard work. >> 26 years ago she was the first democratic wom
. >>> braking news from baltimore county. an elderly couple killed inside their home. >> he see you him walk down the street. >> a first grader onto wrong bus and he was forced to walk alone. the full story. >> and 75 today. when will be look at more 80's? abc 2news starts right now. >> we start with a breaking news update out of baltimore. an elderly couple found dead. >> no suspects right now. let's go to christian. >> reporter: yeah. neighbors say a younger man had been living with that couple not far from pikesville. police say there were no signs of forced entry in to the house. they are looking for that younger man tonight. the investigation lasted late into the evening with photographs being taken inside the well kept home. two people were killed here, an elderly couple, neighbors say they were in their 80s. >> reporter: earlier a neighbor called police after getting a call from a regularrive -- a relative of the couple. >> we looked in the window, saw a man on the floor. officers made forced entry in to the home to check it out. found a female in the basement. >> r
. tonight police are asking anywith information to call metro crime stoppers. >>> baltimore city will honor a fallen officer on friday. officer forest taylor died last woke from injuries he suffered from a car crash in february. he was critically injured on february 18. officer taylor's cruiser was hit by another car as he was responding to an emergency call. police said taylor had been in the hospital for weeks and was recovering but died from complications that he received from that crash. >> these men and women back up the quality of service with their lives. we see how in this case just responding to a semple call for help, officer taylor put his life before that of another and unfortunately lost that. >> in a statement, interim commissioner anthony batts emergencied the department's support for the family. services will be thursday on north charles street. taylor is survived by his wife and two children. >>> well, we told you last night -- we got the latest on those three chocolate lab puppies stolen from the owner's yard. an anonymous donor has doubled the row ward. gary sullivan call
was at a party at her aunt's in northeast baltimore on saturday. two cars sped by as she was talking to her aunt and at least 100 yards away from them -- >> we heard the gunshots. >> they both dropped to the ground. but then she realized her niece has been struck in the chest. >> call 911. >> reporter: rescue crews took her to the hospital, but she did not survive. >> we didn't think she was going to leave us. but she left us and we miss her daily. >> reporter: a life cut short by a stray bullet. >> i came to her for everything. she was like my big sister to go to. >> reporter: family members are planning a funeral and are hoping police won't need witnesses or a long investigation to solve this case. they want the gunman to himself in. >> his conssurance means something to him -- his conscience means something to him, and that there be justice for her. >> if you have any information you're asked to call metro crime stoppers. christian schaffer abc2news. >> you can help on this one too. >>> were you around route 1 just north of the hick ray bypass about 730 tonight, a woman was hit by a car and t
baltimore city streets. we will hear from fans and their excitement following the second grand prix race. those stories straight ahead on this monday september 3rd. good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. happy labor day. hopefully you are up early and you have the day off. if you do, you want to know how the weather is going to be. >> lynette is standing by with a look at the forecast you did good this weekend. >> i tried. we have a few showers but for the most part the weekend was on the dry side. maryland's most powerful radar and on this labor day we are seeing a few showers work their way into the picture especially around cecil county this morning. elkton you can see along i-95 around port deposit. all this is going to move off towards the north and east but you could see another round going into the morning and the afternoon so scattered showers off and on throughout the day. we will see plenty of cloud around for today as well. right now, the temperatures in middletown 71 degrees. 75 in edgewater and northville coming in at 71. temperatures have been held up bec
everhart. >>> a nice day to stay in or catch a movie. flash flood warning for baltimore city, baltimore county for a specific down pour over the towson area reaching into the northern part of the county. there will be some ponding of water from the down pour. more tropical moisture feeding into this whole system and will arrive over the next several days. your question, will it be a whrashout? the next several days, we think so. the rest of the evening, more showers and storms and more humid conditions. boy, this is muggy. more on how things will develop is coming up. >> remember, you can check the forecast on the road. just head to abc2news.com/weather. you can learn how top down load our -- to download our weather app and get the storm shield app. >>> well, the baltimore grand prix is over. now comes the big cleanup. crews are working to get ready for tomorrow. they started breaking down the race track last night. all major streets around the two-mile tracker expected to be open by 5 tomorrow morning. grand prix officials said sharp street will be closed. this is the second year the g
year it jumped 3.8%. baltimore the average price of a home climbed $28,000 since july and real estate agents report multiple pied -- bids on what's becoming a seller's market again. >> we're seeing not much inventory. hardly any selection and the good houses that are priced right, staged well, look great, they're going. >> real estate agents said pinned up demand and homes undee current shortage. >> whether the housing market, political conviction or crime, katie couric will be covering it all. katie premieres this coming monday. it will air every day at 4:00. we'll have more on what you can expect throughout the rest of the week. you can also head to abc2news.com/katie for a sneak peek at the show. >>> they are tide for the top -- tied for the top spot in the division. orioles fever. speaking of the ravens. it's nearly time to kick off the season. how the ravens are preparing. >> we'll talk about the orioles and ravens forecast. 91 at bwi. just one degree off. no winner. mighty leslie churning in the waters of the atlantic. what will left of isaac. we've got the tropics coming up. an
of baltimore city sunday. a man was trying to save his neighbor from a home doing all he could just didn't make it. >> abc2 news sherrie johnson is here with more on the deadlyfire and do authorities know anything about this or is this investigation going on for a while. >> reporter: firefighters and arson detectives are trying to figure out how the fire started and whether the smock alarms were working at the time. the fire broke out just after 6:30 on sunday night. firefighters raced to the 2200 block of east north avenue in the city's broadway east neighborhood. crews found heavy fire and thick smoke in that row home. neighbors went into action. one man who tried to rescue his elderly neighbor may have a fractured leg. now once inside, crews found an 88-year-old woman dead of smoke inhalation and burns. >> we learned that this was an 88-year-old woman. does live with other relatives in the home but no one else was in the house at the time. >> reporter: so far no word on exactly what caused the fire at 33 firefighters fought the one alarm fire and it was contained to the row home and the woma
health for a while. art modell as you know a hero to the town. he brought football back to baltimore but he's also always going to be remembered by an age credible giving person for everything that he did for this community. modell bought the browns that was back in 1961. then he moved the team here in 1996. modell dead at the age of 87. >>> news time right now 7:27. we're going to let you know what your looking at -- you're looking at as you head out the door this morning. meteorologist lynette charles. >> good morning everyone, maryland's most powerful radar picking up on some showers mainly off in virginia. if you're heading that way they have some heavy downpours but we're also dealing with the few showers now in southern maryland. snow hill, also around poke poke city. princess anne a light shower this morning. manchester a mixture of sun and clouds that will be the scenario through the day today. the temperature in manchester at 70 degrees right now. and we're also going to be dealing with a high temperature coming in right around 90. let's get a check of the traffic now with m
are dedicating the season to art model, a former ravens owner and the man who brought football back to baltimore. honored tonight in a pregame ceremony. the ravens could face the biggest challenge, 8 of 16 games, ravens are 27-5 at home during regular season. this is the second best record in the entire nfl. we caught up with some of the ravens fans. here is what they have to say about the game. >> they come out to the first ravens game, it's going to be the opening game. she will enjoy all the moments of tonight's game. >> it's going to be explosive this year. i see joe and tory looking up quite a bit. i think we are going to pass for 4000 yards this year. >> are you excited? >> very excited. this is the year for us. >> all right. as you can sees fans are very excited. kickoff, 7:00 tonight at mt bank stadium. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> 19 people are safe and on solid ground. a boat overturned. the group was on a brag gone boat which sits a number of people. it's a paddle size, oversized canoe. it's not clear why it overturned. >>> if you were supposed to participate in the mudder event in
in baltimore at 77 degrees. we are very humid once again. and this is what it looks like for your hour-by-hour forecast. we will be at 88 degrees. that's the high with some thunderstorms. let's get a check now of the traffic with mike. good morning. >>reporter: good morning, lynette, good morning, everybody. we'll take you right to the boards and show you a lot of tieups on 95 southbound between exits 64 and 67. also starting to see some delays at 795 to 695. that's due to a disabled vehicle early on . outside we go, we'll take a live shot, 695 at bel aire road, things are starting to become mighty congested. megan. >>> before we head off to new york and send you back to "good morning america," we do want to remind you about a programming change. next week starting september 10th, katie couric's new show debuts in baltimore on abc 2. that happens at 4:00, and then abc 2 news at 5:00 and 6:00 follows with jamie kos stelo and kelly swoap. we're going to send you back to new york. we'll have another update in about 30 minutes. hi. yes? you know those delicious granola bunches in honey bu
on to win 5-2. the yanks have now lost three in a row. >>> so, the orioles chasing the yankees. baltimore taking on the blue jays. top five, no score. two on for mark leonard. crushes one to left. his 17th home run of the season. fifth home run in five games. and shutout the blue jays, 12-0. and they're tied with the yankees in the division. >>> white sox, taking on the twins. that's dewayne wise, pitching iffer the white sox. wise gets a double-play. and the next batter gets ryan doumit to end the inning. phil umber allowed eight home runs. ouch is right. >>> reds/phillies. that's matt latos. check out jay bruce tracking it. makes a great catch at the wall. the reds win 2-1. cincy's first home win versus the phillies in two years. >>> that's your "sportscenter." i'm hakem dermish. have a great day. >> we will because football kicks off tonight. >> thank you. finally. let's go. saints. >>> check out a pint-sized pool shark. his parents say he was born to play the game. >>> and our friend, jimmy kimmel, pulling a fast one on some kids for their first day of school. [♪...] >> i've been tr
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